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Blame it on Libya

Though there is no reported supply shortage of oil and gas, prices at the pump spiked in the last week as a result of political turmoil in the oil-producing nation Libya.

February 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Shots fired in hunting trip feud

An Ellabell couple ended up behind bars after shots were fired during an argument while squirrel hunting.

February 28, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council to honor long-time employee, decide on traffic ticket increase

The Statesboro City Council will convene today for its regularly scheduled bi-monthly meeting and consider a relatively short list of motions, as well as honor a long-time city employee.

February 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


1 million miles!

If statistics are true, and thousands of vehicles are involved in accidents each day, then for more than three decades someone has been picking up Carey Harville's slack.

February 26, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Teacher helped set up local rec activities

Many people have words they live by, and for Luetta Leverette Moore, it was these: "Don't believe you're better than anyone else, but always believe you are as good as anyone."

February 26, 2011 | By RONTAVIUS WASHINGTON Special to the Herald | Local


Author Mary Karr speaking Monday at Georgia Southern

New York Times best-selling author and memoirist Mary Karr will present a candid account of her writing and personal battle with alcohol - as a college student, wife and mother - at 7 p.m., Tuesday in the Performing Arts Center of Georgia Southern. The event is free and open to the public.

February 26, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 25, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 25, 2011.

February 25, 2011 | | Local


Stokes named Kiwanian of Year

A pseudo-Elvis Presley made the ladies swoon Thursday night at the Statesboro Kiwanis Club's 51st anniversary celebration, but the star of the night was 2011 Kiwanian of the Year, Charles Stokes.

February 24, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Transportation zones a key topic at BOE work session today

A key point of discussion in a Board of Education work session will be the change of school transportation zones, according to Hayley Greene, spokesperson for Bulloch County schools.

February 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Sex offender turns self in after warrant issued

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested a convicted sex offender who moved from his last registered address without informing authorities.

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Local


Remembering Battle at Brier Creek

On Saturday at 11 a.m., Screven County's Remember Brier Creek Committee will hold a memorial ceremony for the estimated 150 American soldiers who died in the gruesome Revolutionary War Battle of Brier Creek on March 3, 1779.

February 23, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Two arrested in Langley Pond bust

Statesboro Police Crime Suppression Unit agents seized over a pound of "high-grade" marijuana Tuesday after a raid on a Langley Pond residence, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Arbor Day event on track for Saturday

An Arbor Day celebration full of activities takes root Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in downtown Statesboro.

February 23, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Deputies look for sex offender who moved

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a convicted sex offender who left the area without informing authorities.

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Colby Parker selected as STAR student

Bulloch County students and teachers gathered for the annual STAR Student/Teacher Banquet at the Holiday Inn in Statesboro Tuesday, on an evening in which the program's brightest star was shining more than 1,000 miles away.

February 23, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Bulk waste permitted again at recycling centers

Bulloch County Commissioners were talking trash again during a scheduled meeting Tuesday, discussing future plans for dump sites and deciding to lift the temporary ban ...

September 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


PeachCare funding faces deadline

Tens of millions of dollars in government funding for Georgia health care faces a dangerous deadline in less than two weeks.

September 19, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Natural disasters add stress to state budgets across US

ATLANTA - A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: how to pay for the rescues ...

September 19, 2017 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and BOB SALSBERG Associated Press | Local


Georgia Tech student killed by officer had called 911 before encounter

ATLANTA - A Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting ...

September 19, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Man charged in possible machete attack

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Thursday on charges of aggravated assault after they responded to a reported domestic disturbance at an Old ...

September 18, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Citizens want parks, trails, safety in Statesboro

In the somewhat informal survey conducted by the consulting firm Amec Foster Wheeler for Statesboro's citywide strategic plan, well more than half of respondents ...

September 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Bulloch pitches in to help victims of Irma

There are many things that make Bulloch County a great place to live and do business. There is no greater example of this than when ...

September 18, 2017 | | Local


Georgia labor chief to speak Friday at Statesboro conference

The chiefs of Georgia's state Department of Labor and Department of Corrections are slated to speak Friday during the 2017 Workforce Readiness Conference hosted ...

September 18, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Annual event helps ‘wounded warriors’

The Wounded Warriors Retreat will hold its Sixth Annual Sportsman's Banquet and Auction at Beaver Creek Plantation in Twin City on Thursday, Sept. 28 ...

September 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


BOE accepts partial grant for $1M Cedarwood renovations

The Bulloch County Board of Education accepted a state grant Thursday that will pay 80 percent of roughly $1 million worth of repairs and renovations ...

September 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Metter 'country doctor' retiring

Over 30 years of practice as one of Metter's most beloved "country doctors" draws to a close as Dr. Gary Branch announces his retirement ...

September 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Trail Life USA meeting Monday

Trail Life USA, Troop GA-3252, sponsored by Statesboro's First Baptist Church, kicks off a new year with the first night set for Monday at ...

September 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Power companies: Bulloch service fully restored

Both Georgia Power and Excelsior EMC reported restoration of electrical service to all power-ready customers in Bulloch County as of Friday afternoon.

September 15, 2017 | | Local


Keeping the Memory Alive in Georgia

The sister of a man killed near Swainsboro in 2002 is planning an event in hopes that it will raise awareness of unsolved murders and ...

September 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Governor hopefuls to speak at Bulloch Democrats Gala

Two women vying to be Georgia's next governor, former state House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams and former state Rep. Stacey Evans, are slated to ...

September 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


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